Monday, September 19 – Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Hilton Garden Inn
This year’s Hackathon is fast approaching. This year’s theme is 20%: increase, reduce, compress, expand ______. The idea is to somehow positively impact any aspect of project delivery by at least 20%. Examples are: cost reduction, schedule compression, increase in documented savings, increase in productivity, improvement of workload projection, etc. Continue reading →
SSOE will be a part of the festivities at STEM in the Park at Bowling Green State University. This family-friendly event features interactive displays and activities created by area universities, community partners, and local businesses to engage children of all ages in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Families will receive take-home STEM activities + free lunch.
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SSOE’s Bob Howell, President / CEO, and John Gill, Director of VDC, will be presenting “Creating a Culture of Collaboration” at this year’s LCI Congress. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, October 5th at 2:05 PM (CST) as part of the “Building People” track. Their presentation will highlight the cultural norms that breed collaboration and the need to establish them to ensure consistent project success. Howell and Gill will also discuss how SSOE implemented a firm-wide program to create these norms of behavior.
This year’s event will include training courses and discussions on a range of topics, including target value design, collaborative environments, and leading change in design. Continue reading →
Wednesday, October 5 – Friday, October 7, 2016
DoubleTree by Hilton
SSOE’s Evan Baker, NICET II, Data / Fire / Security Section Manager, will be presenting at this year’s MMEA Fall Conference on Wednesday, October 5th at 11:00 AM (EST). SSOE has designed the site security hardening of 14 transmission substations in the past year. Evan will provide an overview of these projects including site assessment process, selection of hardening components, electronic technologies used, design features incorporated, as well as lessons learned. Continue reading →